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WITRON Service Canada Corperation

Maintenance Planner

18574 Woodbine Avenue,
L0G 1V0 East Gwillimbury

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available from 15.08.2024

This is WITRON

The WITRON group is a strong partner for highly automated logistic systems. From planning to realization and up to maintenance. Our teams – far more than just mechanics, electronic technicians, mechatronic engineers – follow the beat and lend a hand with our high-tech systems. Professional and perfectly equipped with full power for finding the best solution.

Being part of the WITRON Group the WITRON Service Canada Corperation is internationally successful with the technical operation of automated logistic systems.

Operational support & troubleshooting

  • Perform unplanned/reactive electrical, mechanical repairs
  • Ensure proper knowledge and utilization of WiTool
  • Non-technical support for equipment operators
  • System performance monitoring and operational status awareness
  • Diagnosis of general electrical and mechanical faults
  • Ensure proper utilization of tools and spare parts

Planned Maintenance

  • Perform planned electrical and mechanical maintenance work orders as per company policies and procedures
  • Execution and documentation of maintenance activities
  • Exchange and set up of electrical/mechanical parts
  • Perform the required cleaning of equipment
  • Adherence and implementation of 5S principles
  • Accountable for the audit results, individual EM efficiency and downtime minimization

Position Overview

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Planner is responsible for


  • Responsible for setting goals, delegating tasks, and setting deadlines for the team
  • Monitor team performance and report on metrics
  • Collaborate with the Continuous Improvement Specialist to determine training needs for the team and plan and schedule accordingly
  • Provide leadership to the maintenance team including support, coaching and continuous feedback and recognition
  • Determine and create maintenance schedules for all plant equipment and maintenance activities
  • Organize and provide information for maintenance work required including drawings and procedures for completion
  • Maintain and create work orders including the shift schedule, work order closing, part assignments, open work orders and memos, validating all work order and memo details
  • Prioritize work and coordinate with production to make efficient use of available time, adjusting schedules accordingly
  • Assist in developing reliability strategy while focusing on downtime reduction
  • Support floor activities when required, including functional automation technician duties
  • Together with Spare Parts Coordinator, order and keep spare parts for various machines
  • Determine the tools and supplies needed for each different type of machine maintenance
  • Responsible for creating maintenance and training manuals
  • Estimate costs of labor and parts for industrial equipment
  • In the absence of the Spare Parts Coordinator, provide assistance
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the health and safety program
  • Other duties as assigned Qualifications
  • Relevant electrical and/or mechanical qualification with preference in electromechanical
  • Minimum post-secondary training in a trade school
  • In-depth knowledge of equipment, production, and preventative maintenance
  • Ability to assess a situation, take initiative, be proactive and solution focused
  • Proficient use of various computer programs (MS Office and relevant maintenance systems)
  • Familiarity with wiring diagrams, symbols and electrical measuring; electrical/mechanical drive technology (motors and gears); and, control technology (controls/inverter)
  • Strong mechanical maintenance and repair skills

Join us at Witron and be a part of shaping the future of automated distribution centers. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages and a supportive work environment where your contributions are valued. Apply now and take the next step in your career journey with us.

WITRON is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity, inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources department if any accommodations are needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Our benefits at East Gwillimbury

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Your secure feeling is of great importance to us. Find out about our added values and special benefits.

Team Spirit

We are there for one another and as a company we strive to always become better. You can look forward to being part of a great team environment.


Employees will have the opportunity to participate in our WITRON bonus program once eligible.

Social Benefits

WITRON has a tradition of observing “Special Days” in our employees lives and will provide added benefits or

bonuses to help celebrate certain milestones.

Top Equipment

We will provide you with brand name work apparel and professional tools to make sure all of our employees have the right equipment to do the job.

Corporate Culture

Collaboration, an open-door policy, various company events and team building measures are a part of  WITRON. A company with modern values and positive culture is waiting for you.

Support & Opportunity

Performance is worth the effort. Your potential will be both recognized and supported. Career opportunities are available for all of our employees, come grow with WITRON. 

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